Gundam Evolution is quickly moving up the Steam chart
as players persevere despite some pretty nasty connection issues that are bringing temporary bans.
If you haven't been keeping up with Gundam Evolution, it's basically Overwatch, just with giant robots from the classic anime franchise instead of sci-fi superheroes.
Its betas have been well-received, and now it's properly launched as a free-to-play PC game, with console versions to follow in December.
On launch day, Gundam Evolution reached a peak concurrent player count of 56,911players on Steam - making it the 17th most-played game of the day.On launch day, Gundam Evolution re
That puts it just ahead of venerable favorites like Ark: Survival Evolved, Warframe, and Rainbow Six Siege.
While the game's been popular, it's currently sitting at a 'mixed' user rating on Steam with just 57% positive reviews.
There's some negative feedback around the balance of selectable mechs, but the vast majority of bad reviews are pointed at the game's issue with disconnections.
Players are frequently getting booted from servers, often as the game crashes to desktop.